- Actor Allusion: This isn't the first time that Slater and Mathis have teamed up.
- Awesome, Dear Boy: John Travolta loved working on this film and often wears a leather flight jacket with his character's B-3 bomber patch prominently stitched on the chest.
- This is the only film that critic Gene Siskel changed his vote on. He initially gave it thumbs up, but changed his mind after hearing Ebert's review.
- Trope Namer: Actually, Website Namer would be more accurate; Ain't It Cool News takes its name from this movie.
Hale: You're out of your mind.Deakins: Yeah. Ain't it cool?